reports that David Ziesmer, 26 is “accused of having sex with a girl he met in a world geography class while working as a student teacher at Bellaire High School.”

Ziesmer was arrested and charged with sexual assault of a child and having an improper relationship with a student., states that “according to court documents, a woman told investigators in October about a relationship between her and Ziesmer that began in 2014, when she was 15 years old. The woman, who is now 18, told police the two of them met when she was in the ninth grade and began having sex shortly after, according to the documents.”

HISD release the following statement regarding the matter:

“The HISD Police Department recently received a complaint regarding allegations of inappropriate conduct between a former Bellaire High School student and a student-teacher.  HISD Police conducted a full investigation that led to criminal charges being filed against the former student-teacher. This individual was never employed by the district, but did serve as a student-teacher in 2014.  HISD conducted a national criminal background check prior to assigning the student-teacher to a campus and nothing was found. HISD’s priority is the safety and well-being of all students.”

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